John Aitken (footballer, born 1897)

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John Gordon Aitken (17 September 1897 in Glasgow – 1 December 1967) was a professional footballer.

Aitken, a winger, began his career with Clyde before moving to England where he played for Bury, Southport, Crewe Alexandra, Norwich City and Northampton Town.

While with Norwich, Aitken made 46 appearances, scoring 8 goals.


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